I looked up your BP med and see that it is not recommended for folks with serious liver disease. The doctors are always looking for a risk reward balance...that one thing does not cause a problem with another. YOurs needs to make an informed decision for you, I am not a doctor.
Does your Hep doc and your Cardiologist know of each other's meds? I'd ask just one more time.
Mike does not take any med, or change any med, without consulting both hepatology AND cardiology. He has serious heart issues plus the transplant and takes 3 bp meds and still his BP is uncontrolled.
Though most folks sail through the treatments very well, way better than with Interferon years ago, there can be some problems with the Ribavirin. Especially for those with previous history of depression and/or anxiety. Some have managed with the addition of meds for those symptoms, some have tired extra exercise, others have met with counselors. Some have reported being grumpy or unreasonable with loved ones for no apparent reason. Be alert
in those cases and be sure to self report to the docs managing your treatment.
Since you are not very ill at this time with good LFTs and blood counts I suspect you will sail through. Did you tell us your Viral Load?
How often will they be testing bloods and checking Viral Load during your regimen?
Good luck, let us hear from you,
Hugs, Mama Lama
MamaLama, Forum moderator - Hepatitis
Partner received liver transplant (May 1, 2011) FL
Hep C 1a Treatment - Sovaldi/Olysio (March - May 2014)
Undetected since week 4. Undetected 12 weeks post treatment.
Post Edited (MamaLama) : 11/15/2014 10:34:53 AM (GMT-7)